Scholarships

Gain recognition for all your hard work and cut the cost of your college education. Apply for a scholarship! Scholarship award decisions are based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, community involvement, and other considerations. Some scholarships require verification of financial need, therefore, all scholarship applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

UWSP at Wausau Scholarships

By submitting the UWSP at Wausau scholarship application (available to students in November), you are considered for over $160,000 in scholarships given each year by the UW-Marathon County Foundation.

Who should apply for UWSP at Wausau scholarships?

All current and prospective degree-seeking students (including current high school seniors) are strongly encouraged to apply. 

How To Apply

  1. Preview the scholarship application questions (link to attached PDF) and prepare your responses.
  2. Complete and submit the online Scholarship Application(available online, November 20 – February 15). The priority deadline for guaranteed consideration for all available scholarships is January 13.

What Scholarships are Available?

Filling out the single scholarship application guarantees you consideration for all scholarship for which you are eligible.  You may want to visit the Scholarship listing page for specific descriptions and eligibility information for each scholarship. 

Some scholarships require additional steps:

What I’ll Bring Scholarship

New students should consider applying to our What I'll Bring Scholarship.  This photo essay social media contest is open to all new/incoming students. 

Music Scholarship Auditions

All incoming students interested in pursuing a degree in music are encouraged to audition for a UW-Stevens Point at Wausau Music Scholarship.  Non-music majors who intend to play or sing in campus ensembles are also encouraged to audition for a scholarship.  More details here:  http://uwmc.uwc.edu/arts/music/auditions

Newberry Creativity Award

The John S. Newberry, Jr. Award for Creativity recognizes the creative contributions of students in the fields of film, computer programming, games, musical compositions, songs, poems, creative essays, fiction, dance, printmaking, painting, sculpture, design, dramatic recitation, ceramics, performance, independent experimental research projects and other areas.  Apply here:  http://uwmc.uwc.edu/arts/newberry